J. Mark Lowe, FUGA

J. Mark Lowe, FUGA

J. Mark Lowe describes himself as a lifelong genealogist. He is a professional genealogist, author, and lecturer who specializes in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark enjoys opportunities to share what he has learned over the years through YouTube, Webinars, and Institutes.

He serves as the Course Coordinator for 'Research in the South' at IGHR (Georgia) and TIGR (Texas), does Webinars for Legacy Family Tree Webinars and has worked on several genealogical television series including Follow Your Past, African American Lives 2, Who Do You Think You Are? and UnXplained Events, and podcasts, including Twice Removed and Blast From My Past.

Mark has published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), FGS' FORUM, The Longhunter (So. Ky. Genealogical Society), Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly, North Carolina Genealogical Quarterly, and other society publications. He is a Past President of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), and Past President of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. Mark is a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Society and was awarded the Graham T. Smallwood award and Lifetime Membership award by the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Website: www.kytnresearch.com
Blog: Keeping the Story Alive: http://keepingthestoryalive.blogspot.com/
         Kentucky/Tennessee Stories: http://kytnstories.blogspot.com/
Twitter: @JLowe615
Instagram: @kytnresearch
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JLoweGenealogy/

September 3, 2022

Register for the Zoom meeting at OCCGS-09-03-Lowe

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10:10 AM PDT - The Gone, Missing and Misindexed

This presentation examines indexing methods and the potential for errors. Understanding how an index was created can help researchers determine whether names should appear and develop workaround steps to find misindexed names.

11:15 AM PDT - Whiskey, Brandy and Southern Migration

Understanding why our Ancestors were searching for limestone-filtered flowing springs and abundant fruit and grain will help tighten their travel routes and destinations. Learn the basic distillation process as well.

Speaker Handouts, when available, can be found in OCCGS Members Only on the Speaker Handouts page.



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